MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(Department of Revenue)

(CENTRAL BOARD OF DIRECT TAXES)

Notification No. 85/2016

New Delhi, the 28th September, 2016

INCOME-TAX

S.O. 3075 (E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by section 32 and section 32AD of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961), the Central Government hereby notifies the following districts of the State of Andhra Pradesh as backward areas under the first proviso to clause (iia) of sub-section (1) of section 32 and sub-section (1) of section 32AD of the said Act, namely:—

1. Anantapur

2. Chittoor

3. Cuddapah

4. Kurnool

5. Srikakulam

6. Vishakhapatnam

7. Vizianagaram

2. This notification shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

[F.No. 142/13/2015-TPL]

PITAMBAR DAS, Director

(Tax Policy & Legislation)

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Ministry of Finance
30-September-2016 19:51 IST

CBDT notifies 7 districts of Andhra Pradesh for availing tax incentives under the Income-tax Act.

 Under the Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Act, 2014 the Government of India is extending special assistance to four districts of Rayalseema and three districts of North coastal Region of Andhra Pradesh. To further boost the industrial activities, the CBDT has notified these seven districts for availing tax incentives under section 32(1)(iia) and section 32AD of the Income-tax Act.

Accordingly, any manufacturing undertaking set up during the period from 01.04.2015 to 31.03.2020 in these districts of Andhra Pradesh is eligible for 15% of higher additional depreciation and 15% of   investment allowance on the cost of plant and machinery acquired by it during the said period.

The 7 districts of Andhra Pradesh notified as backward areas vide Notification in S.O.3075 (E) dated 28.09.2016 are:

  1. Anantapur
  2. Chittoor
  3. Cuddapah
  4. Kurnool
  5. Srikakulam
  6. Vishakhapatnam
  7. Vizianagaram   

The aforesaid incentives are in addition to other tax benefits available under the Income-tax Act. The above Notification is available on the website incometaxindia.gov.in.

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